• Culture/People:

    Piaroa

  • Object name:

    Jar in human form

  • Date created:

    1920-1930

  • Place:

    Río Cataniapo; Amazonas State, Guayana Region; Venezuela

  • Media/Materials:

    Pottery, paint

  • Techniques:

    Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected between 1928 and 1930 by physician and explorer Herbert Spencer Dickey (1876-1948); acquired by MAI in 1930.

  • Catalog number:

    17/6259

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